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WYCOLLER HALL

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Large house, now ruinous, of 1596 with 17th and 18th century alterations and additions. Constructed from stone, it has a two storey central block with a massive three-centred inglenook fireplace which has a coned back and stone bench. To right of the fireplace is a walled recess and to the left a doorway leading to the entrance lobby and stone steps to the first floor. The south west wall of the hall has a 12-light mullioned window whilst the north east wall contain two doors, one with a spandrel shield dated 1596 . The south east wing is of three storeys and was much altered in the 18th century. Charlotte Bronte is thought to have frequently visited Wycoller vilage and the hall is believed to have been the inspiration for 'Ferndean Manor' in her novel Jane Eyre.

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